The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 28 23
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.36% 6.32% 6.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.30% 20.56% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 20
Median daily rate £425 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.53% +29.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £511 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.64% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.76% +60.00%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 233 214 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.31% 30.75% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 147 86
Median daily rate £383 £330 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.90% +4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 28 £431 +7.81% 6
Web Services
North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 44 (67.69%) Java
2 39 (60.00%) Selenium
3 32 (49.23%) QA
4 31 (47.69%) Test Automation
5 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (40.00%) Scala
7 24 (36.92%) Scrum
8 23 (35.38%) RESTful
9 22 (33.85%) Kanban
10 21 (32.31%) Ruby
10 21 (32.31%) XML
10 21 (32.31%) BDD
10 21 (32.31%) Open Source
11 20 (30.77%) Jenkins
12 19 (29.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (29.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (29.23%) Software Engineering
13 18 (27.69%) JIRA
13 18 (27.69%) Groovy
13 18 (27.69%) Usability Testing
13 18 (27.69%) Performance Testing
13 18 (27.69%) Security Testing
13 18 (27.69%) Unit Testing
13 18 (27.69%) TDD
13 18 (27.69%) Automated Testing
13 18 (27.69%) .NET
13 18 (27.69%) Gherkin
13 18 (27.69%) User Stories
13 18 (27.69%) Confluence
13 18 (27.69%) SoapUI

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (27.69%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) CTI
2 3 (4.62%) FTP
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.31%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.31%) MySQL
2 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (60.00%) Selenium
2 20 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 18 (27.69%) JIRA
3 18 (27.69%) SoapUI
4 13 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 13 (20.00%) Sahi
4 13 (20.00%) WATIR
5 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.15%) Log4j
7 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.54%) MSTest
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Tester
2 15 (23.08%) Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 11 (16.92%) Java Automation Tester
5 9 (13.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (13.85%) Selenium Tester
6 8 (12.31%) Architect
6 8 (12.31%) QA Tester
6 8 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Administrator
7 6 (9.23%) QA Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Siebel Administrator
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Lead Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.15%) QA Automation Tester
10 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.62%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.38%) RESTful
2 21 (32.31%) XML
3 18 (27.69%) .NET
3 18 (27.69%) Gherkin
4 15 (23.08%) REST
5 13 (20.00%) SOAP
6 11 (16.92%) CSS
6 11 (16.92%) HTML
7 9 (13.85%) HTML5
7 9 (13.85%) Spring
8 8 (12.31%) Ajax
8 8 (12.31%) CSS3
8 8 (12.31%) Django
8 8 (12.31%) JSON
9 4 (6.15%) JAX-RPC
9 4 (6.15%) WSDL
9 4 (6.15%) XSL
9 4 (6.15%) XSLT
10 3 (4.62%) WCF
11 2 (3.08%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Handset
2 3 (4.62%) NHS
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Unix
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Test Automation
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) Scrum
4 22 (33.85%) Kanban
5 21 (32.31%) BDD
5 21 (32.31%) Open Source
6 19 (29.23%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (29.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (29.23%) Software Engineering
7 18 (27.69%) API Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Automated Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Defect Management
7 18 (27.69%) Exploratory Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Performance Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Security Testing
7 18 (27.69%) TDD
7 18 (27.69%) Unit Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Usability Testing
7 18 (27.69%) User Stories
8 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) Java
2 26 (40.00%) Scala
3 21 (32.31%) Ruby
4 18 (27.69%) Groovy
5 17 (26.15%) SQL
6 8 (12.31%) Python
7 5 (7.69%) C#
8 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.62%) VB
9 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.62%) VB6
10 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.54%) C++
11 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.54%) PHP
11 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) CCA
4 1 (1.54%) CCNA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (49.23%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Docker
1 8 (12.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Puppet
2 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 7 (10.77%) Informatica
4 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.23%) Siebel
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) CA Agile Central
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago